Defeat Quotes

Over the years, I have seen too many politicians ruin their careers because they could not accept defeat graciously.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

How do you defeat terrorism? Dont be terrorized.

Salman Rushdie

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

Paulo Coelho

In the long term, weve got to defeat an ideology of hate with an ideology of hope. Theres a reason why people like (al-Qaida leader Osama) bin Laden are able to recruit suiciders, because if you dont have hope, youre attracted to an ideology which says, its OK to kill people and kill yourself.

George Walker Bush

It is a victory of shit and our defeat. Call it a defeat, but of courage, value and dignity.

Hugo Chavez

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument.

William Gibbs McAdoo

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong

Henry Ward Beecher

In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, good will.

Edward Marsh

In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity

Winston Churchill

Out of defeat can come the best in human nature. As Christians face storms of adversity, they may rise with more beauty. They are like trees that grow on mountain ridges -- battered by winds, yet trees in which we find the strongest wood.

Billy Graham

Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.

Paul J. Meyer

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.

Og Mandino

The scourge of terrorism has suffered a historic defeat but it's not the end of al-Qaeda.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy

Humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

Ralph Ellison

Ultimately a government cannot defeat its people, no matter how much power they assume or how corrupt they are. For us, there is only opportunity.

Moran Margaret Cho
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